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Updates

Woman’s Wednesday Club offers scholarships

August 30, 2014
Scholarship applications will be accepted through Oct. 15 by the Woman’s Wednesday Club of Granbury. Two young women will receive $1,000 scholarships. The applications must be taking at least 12 hours and have a grade-point average of 2.5 or better. For more information, contact Patricia McGuire at 817-326-2088.  

Granbury residents attend DAR Continental Congress

August 30, 2014
Granbury residents Kathy Hanlon and Marcy Carter-Lovick were among the 3,500 members of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) who traveled to the nation’s capital for the service organization’s 123rd annual Continental Congress.  

Azle defeats Granbury in football season opener

August 29, 2014
The Azle Hornets built a 34-7 halftime lead over the Granbury Pirates, and went on to a 69-7 victory Friday night at Hornet Field in Azle in the season opener for both teams. Granbury’s only touchdown came on Brendan King’s 77-yard run with 5:11 left in the first quarter, which tied the game at 7. Granbury’s next game will be at home on Friday, Sept. 5 against Denton High, starting at 7:30 p.m.

Lawn items, antiques stolen in OTS

August 29, 2014
Sometime between July 28 and Aug. 1, someone broke into a building in the 4900 block of Peachtree Circle in Oak Trail Shores. Various lawn items and antiques were stolen. If you have information on this crime, call 817-573-TIPS, text Tip129 plus your message to 274637 or go online to hoodcountycrimestoppers.com.

Native habitats: Beyond asthetic value

August 29, 2014
Praire Rose Chapter of the Native Plant Society of Texas, which includes Hood County, is presenting a program on how native habitats are important beyond aesthetic value on Tuesday, Sept. 2 at 6:30 p.m. The event will be held at the Somervell County Citizens Center, 209 S.W. Barnard St. in Glen Rose.

Structure fire in Rock Harbor contained

August 29, 2014
Fire departments from Indian Harbor, Granbury, Pecan Plantation and the Hood County Fire Marshall’s Office were called to a structure fire Friday afternoon on the 400 block of Onyx Drive in Rock Harbor, according to Fire Marshall Ray Wilson. Wilson said the cause of the fire was a short in an electric hot water heater in the garage. The fire was contained. No one was home.

Follow Granbury Pirates in season football opener online

August 29, 2014
The Pirates will play Azle starting at 7:30 tonight at Hornet Stadium in Azle in a nondistrict football contest to open the 2014 season. Not able to get to the game? Click here to follow the action in a play-by-play blog.

Granbury Lanes closing

August 29, 2014
After more than two decades, Granbury Lanes is closing. Owner Maureen Wolfe, who is retiring, will offer free bowling from noon to 6 p.m. Sunday (Aug. 31) before closing the bowling alley’s doors. Granbury Lanes’ 21st birthday would have been Wednesday.

Sports Updates

Tolar falls to Crawford in overtime

August 29, 2014
Tolar rallied to take the lead, then went into overtime before falling to Crawford, 42-41, Friday night in a thriller at Tolar’s Rattler Stadium. Rattlers running back Blayne Denton rushed for 310 yards and scored three touchdowns on 48 carries for Tolar. Next, the Rattlers will play at Comanche on Friday, Sept. 5, with a 7:30 p.m. kickoff.

NCTA opens football season with big win

August 29, 2014
The North Central Texas Academy Pioneers dominated Kopperl 57-8 Friday night on the road to open their six-man football season.

Granbury trails Azle 34-7 at halftime

August 29, 2014
The Azle Hornets grabbed a 34-7 lead over Granbury by halftime of their nondistrict season football opener Friday night at Hornet Stadium in Azle. Brendan King took an inside handoff and sailed 77 yards down the right side for Granbury’s only touchdown, with 5:11 to go in the first quarter, tying the game at 7. But the Hornets added four more TDs before intermission.

Crawford leads Tolar at halftime

August 29, 2014
Crawford owns a 28-14 lead over the Tolar Rattlers at halftime of their game at Rattler Stadium in Tolar. Blayne Denton of Tolar has 164 yards rushing in the first two quarters.